Lithium Batteries: Why They Are Dangerous and How to Ship Them Safely

12 Sep

New Android Phone Banned From Airlines

Aviation authorities and airlines from North America to Europe and Asia have issued bans or guidance on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. On Thursday, September 8th, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said travelers should not use or charge them while in the air, or stow them in checked luggage.  This has prompted many airlines to […]
18 Mar

Lithium Battery Update

WHAT ARE THE NEW LITHIUM BATTERY SHIPPING REGULATIONS FOR 2016? Have you seen all the headlines lately about Shipping Lithium Batteries by air? How are you supposed to keep up with what’s compliant, and what isn’t? There are MAJORchanges to the movement of lithium batteries which can result in lengthy shipping delays and fines.   DGM […]
13 Jan

Lithium Batteries: Smaller and More Powerful

How Are They Packing All That Energy In Such A Small Space? Battery manufacturers are packing more active material into a cell making the electrodes and separator thinner. This enables a doubling of energy density since lithium-ion was introduced in 1991. Meaning, this provides our devices with more power and battery life. What Effects Does […]